Wine: Something for the weekend?

2005 Otra Vida Viognier; 2005 Pikes Polish Hill Riesling; 2004 Innocent Bystander Shiraz-Viognier
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The new vintage adds a spritzy freshness to this zesty dry Argentinian white. £4.99, Oddbins

Under a tenner: 2005 Pikes Polish Hill Riesling, Clare Valley

Understated Australian riesling with refreshing undertones, a dry, minerally quality and an appetising soft-textured richness. Around £9.95, Andrew Chapman, Oxon (01235 550707), Great Grog, Edinburgh (0131-662 4777)

Splash out: 2004 Innocent Bystander Shiraz-Viognier, Heathcote

This pure, Aussie Côte-Rôtie-style blend of shiraz and viognier displays spicy blackberry fruitiness. Around £10.99, Quaff, Hove (01273 820320), Richard Granger Wines, Newcastle (0191-281 5000)

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